When I was a kid, I went through my share of those Magic 8 Ball toys. I think I ended up cracking open three or four of them to see what they looked like inside, and what the heck that dark liquid was that made the fortune thing float around.
I love fortune cookies. I might not always get good fortunes, but it’s always fun to know that there’s something waiting for me inside my cookie.
And now you can experience the same thing with your cupcakes – provided you don’t peek into the fortune wrappers that you’re putting the cupcakes in, that is.
This might look like an ordinary calculator on the surface, but if you dig deeper, you’ll discover that this oddity from Japan not only can do math, it can tell you and your significant other what your future will hold.
Think of the latest contraption from Japan’s Bandai as a virtual soothsayer. The pocket-sized device uses a digital personality assessment, along with a dash hocus pocus and other less-than-scientific gibberish to predict your future.
The Mirai Scope starts out by asking its owner about fifty personal questions, which help to assign you one of 236 unique personality types (you can try out the actual test here, if you’re up for a little Japanese).
Don’t expect to crack these fortune cookies open to predict your future. Just like the real deal, they don’t taste very good either. But they will store your files and keep them safe.
The latest in the “Freshly Baked” series of USB flash storage devices from Vavolo, the fortune cookies come in both 1GB ($29.99) and 2GB ($49.99) versions.
Modern technology has taken the concept of the old “Magic 8 Ball” fortune teller and amped it up a notch with the Fortuneball.
The Fortuneball uses a computerized fortune prediction system that draws on the theories of astrology, numerology, the I-Ching and numerology to predict your fortunes.